PILLAR AWARD: Nonprofit Board Executive of the Year 2021

Since 1998, The Medical Mutual Pillar Award for Community Service , presented by Smart Business , honors businesses of all types and sizes that make outstanding contributions to their communities. Its purpose is to encourage a charitable environment, recognize creative efforts that make a difference and demonstrate the ties between the for-profit and nonprofit worlds.


Privacy Vanguard Award

The International Association of Privacy Professionals Privacy Vanguard Award is given each year to the individual professional who best demonstrates outstanding leadership, knowledge and creativity in the field of privacy and data protection, whether through spearheading projects or programs that positively impact the privacy profession or through achievements over the course of an entire tenure or career. Video presentation by Nuala O’Connor, Associate General Counsel, Privacy and Data Protection, Amazon


FW Woman of Influence Lifetime Achievement Award

Each year, the Executive Women’s forum honors women in Information Security, Risk Management and Privacy who have best exemplified:

  • A positive influence on the professional community
  • The application of creativity or innovation in solving problems or overcoming challenges
  • A demonstrated commitment to the highest ethical standards
  • A history of designing and implementing effective solutions
  • Sustained record of accomplishments in and contributions to the field

Service as mentor or trusted advisor to colleagues, students and others

Certification by independent standards organization of International Coach Federation requires minimum and ongoing education, significant hours of paid coaching, testing and evaluation by master coaches

Certified by Center for Creative Leadership to purchase, administer and facilitate 360-assessments

Certified Information Privacy Professional
Helped to create the content for the first (and only) privacy certification available in the industry—awarded by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Since 2004.

Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional
Coursework and test certification awarded by the Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics (SCCE). From 2009-2014.

ICF: International Coaching Federation…Membership requires continuing education.


Best Mom Designation – Awarded to me by  my children!